Stacey Marple

Junebug and Edi’s food truck team up

The increase in visitors to Haida Gwaii has made the 2016 summer season a success for several on-island businesses.

Second Syrian refugee family arrives on Haida Gwaii

A Syrian family was expected to arrive in Sandspit on Aug. 23 after travelling two full days across the world.

No Spruce Point Day Park, yet

After careful consideration and guidance from the Village of Queen Charlotte, Spruce Point will not be getting a day park any time soon.

Public input sought over Port Clements cemetery

The Village of Port Clements may face costly legal hurdles before it can take ownership of the village cemetery.

Board commits to cancelling French immersion

Haida Gwaii school trustees have voted to start phasing out French immersion on the islands this fall.

Park proposed for Spruce Point

Robertson Island and Queen Charlotte residents are hoping to turn a part of Spruce Point popular with boaters into a community day park.

Queen Charlotte kills proposed public places bylaw.

During a special Committee of the Whole meeting on March 16, council conceded to public concern over the bylaw.

Open ferry lot to public parking: Martin

Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin asks BC Ferries to find a solution for the parking at the Skidegate ferry terminal.

Operation Refugees

The ever-growing Operation Refugees Haida Gwaii is gaining momentum and gearing up for the next step of sponsoring Syrian refugees.

Youth Substance abuse at crisis level: Yovanovich

Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin is seeking islands-wide support to tackle youth substance abuse.

Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay, new name for secondary school

Reconciliation was the foundation for a motion to officially change the name of the Queen Charlotte Secondary School.

February full of fundraising efforts for Operation Refugees

Operation Refugees Haida Gwaii is in full swing with five fundraising events planned in February.

Public wary of public places bylaw

Queen Charlotte public places bylaw came under fire at a public consultation meeting where the public voiced their opposition to the bylaw.

Vancouver musician on a mission

Luke Wallace has spent the last two years bringing his singing voice to the stage as a folk musician and environmental activist.

Fundraising ramps up for Syrian refugee families

Operation Refugees Haida Gwaii is ramping up its fundraising efforts for the $50,000 necessary to sponsor two Syrian families.

Seal death not suspicious

Fisheries and Oceans will not be investigating the death of a sea lion that washed ashore in Tlell earlier this month.

Breakwater gets cool reception from Rennell Sound proponents

Plans for a potential breakwater in Rennell Sound received lukewarm reception at a community information session in Tlell on Jan. 20.

Boat launch on track despite funding loss

As the village seeks new avenues for funding for Phase 2 of the new boat launch, Phase 1 is on schedule

Restore airmail to islands: Martin

Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin hopes the new federal government will institute some long-overdue airmail to the islands

Refugee group seeks support

A group of dedicated citizens have reached out to Village council in order to gain more support for the attempt to sponsor Syrian refugees.